Windows 10 build 18323 (19H1) releases with new features

There's a new preview part of the Windows 10 19H1 (build 18323) available for Insiders with minor changes. Here's all you need to know.

Windows 10 build 18323
Windows 10 build 18323

Microsoft is now rolling out Windows 10 build 18323 for devices in the Fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. This is the 20th preview releasing to testers as part of the 19H1 development arriving sometime in the April timeframe, and it delivers a few new improvements over the previous build.

Windows 10 build 18323 is a minor update, and according to Microsoft, delivers an improved codec pack to support RAW files from your camera natively with thumbnails, previews, and camera metadata of previously unsupported raw files right in File Explorer.

The new Settings header is now available across most regions using Windows 10 Home and Pro that aren’t domain joined.

When using your accent color on the taskbar has been enabled, the taskbar and start jump lists will now also be accent-themed.

In addition, this flight include some fixes for the new light theme, such as adjustments to address issues when using light theme white icons in notifications weren’t readable, and the Settings icon is now dark grey in the taskbar when light theme is enabled rather than black.

Alongside the features and changes, build 18323 is the first preview available through the “19H1 Release” instead of the “19H1 Prerelease” branch, which signals that Windows 10 version 1903 (April 2019 Update) is getting near to completion.

Microsoft will be listing the complete set of improvements, fixes, and known issues for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18323 at the Windows Blog.

Download Windows 10 build 18323

Although there are no ISO files for Windows 10 build 18323, the update is available immediately through the Fast ring. This preview build will download and install automatically on your device, but you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update, and clicking the Check for updates button.

Warning: Although the data loss-related issue has been fixed, it’s not recommended to install pre-releases of Windows 10 on your primary machine. If you’re planning to test this build, make sure to create a backup of your files before proceeding.

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